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Ayesha Casely-Hayford | Actress | Ian Findlay Photography

Ayesha Casely-Hayford | Actress | Ian Findlay Photography

Roll The Dice

15 December
Ayesha Casely-Hayford at The Stage Award 2018

“Everyone on Earth is carrying around an unseen history and that alone deserves some tolerance”from “I Am Becoming” by Michelle Obama Photo credit: Martin Eito Sometimes, for the whole day, I’m simply…Trying to not get TOOOO F*CKING FRUSTRATED TBH. These are my reflections on where I’ve come from and the truth of the strength and […]

Earnest

21 October
Two women of colour sit at a table with strong expressions on their faces. They are wearing matching white t-shirts.

The Importance Of Being Earnest The Importance of Being Earnest, is a play written by Oscar Wilde. We are performing it as two women of colour, that is myself and actress Kudzanayi Chiwawa. Between us, we are doing ALL of the parts. This means multi-roles, multi-accents and taking the confusion of this play to a […]

We Dance We Work We Sing

19 March
A wooden box with a picture of an elder African Woman and a small child having her hair done

Solo Theatre  My solo theatre piece created in workshop with director Colin Watkeys is called “We Dance We Work We Sing”. I used Colin’s creative techniques to create my show. Everyone can learn these techniques! Just go along to his Face to Face Festivals and workshops currently at the Actors Centre, Covent Garden. We Dance We Work We […]

Whose London?

30 December
Ayesha Casely-Hayford

In November at The Southwark Playhouse we performed our play about the changes happening in Brixton London “Where Will We Live?” The Southwark Playhouse  is a lovely theatre venue in Elephant and Castle. There are two theatre spaces, “The Large” and “The Little”. We were in The Little, feeling large because with just over one […]

Notting Hill Carnival – Jumping Up

01 September
Ayesha Casely-Hayford and Helen Boast

An amazing last few months! Shooting my second feature film with Tony Oldham and Blackstone Valentine, discovering Notting Hill Carnival.  Freedom, Jumping Up with Mas With A Difference and the Eclipse Band, costumes beautifully made by Flora Nabena. So much pride and love in these two Carnival days. And rum (spot the flasks).    Ayesha […]